IT Futures

University of Edinburgh

Conference 2017

The University’s IT Futures conference returns this year with a title of “IT Futures – Scaling and Transforming Education”. 

It will take place all day on Wednesday, 13th December 2017, in G07 Informatics Forum.

Tweet the conference using hashtag: #itfutures

DRAFT Programme. This program is a work in progress. We will update it as the planning committee confirm speakers and respondents.

All speakers are University of Edinburgh colleagues unless otherwise stated.

 08.30 – 09.15  Registration, with coffee
 09:15 – 09.30  Welcome
 09:30 – 10.00  Opening Address: Sir Prof Timothy O’Shea
 10.00 – 11.00  Morning Keynote: Stefan Hyttfors: http://www.hyttfors.com/
 with Invited Respondent: Dr Jen Ross
 11.00 – 11.30  Coffee break
 11.30 – 12.00  Scaling up the MSc Clinical Education

Gill Aitken, Tim Fawns, Derek Jones

 12.00 – 12.45  Lecture capture: 100 days past

Anne-marie Scott

 12.45 – 13.30  Lunch break
 13.30 – 14.30  Afternoon Keynote:
 with Invited Respondent:
 14:30 – 15.00  Flipped classroom: changing contact time

TBC

 15.00 – 15.30  Digital transformation

Gavin McLachlan

 15.30 – 16.00  Closing Address: Prof Charlie Jeffery
 16.00 – 17.00  Please join us for Mince Pies and Mulled Wine